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night to inform him he wasn't chosen for the job. romney posted on facebook, it was an honor to be considered for secretary of state for our great country. my conversations with trump have been both enjoyble and enlightening, and i have very high hopes that the new administration will lead the nation to peace. >> i will be making the announcement tornado warning mo tillerson, coming as trump is engaged in a war of words with the nation's intelligence community over russian election hacking. tom llamas has more. >> reporter: leaders in congress break with zrump announcing they'll investigate whether russia used hackers to try to influence the election. something trump doesn't believe happened, even though the director of national intelligence says it did. >> they have no idea if it's
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it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: trump tweeting, unless you catch hackers in the act, it is very hard to determine who is doing the hacking. why wasn't this brought up before the election? but it was. in october, 17 american government intelligence agencies including the cia released this rare statement saying the u.s. intelligence community is confident that the russian government directed the recent compromises of e-mails. >> when we say i think it speaks for itself. >> reporter: trump still refusing to believe it. >> it could be russia. i don't really think it is, but who knows. >> reporter: the president-elect also disputing reports that the cia believes russia's goal was to hurt hillary clinton and help trump get elected. >> i think it's ridiculous. i think it's just another excuse. i don't believe it. >> reporter: a much different take from the white house on mr. trump.
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certainly had a good sense of whose side this activity was coming down on. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing. >> reporter: the new focus on russia comes with trump poised to name exxon's ceo, rex tillerson, secretary of state whose ties to putin go back decades. >> i've known him since 1999, and i have a very close relationship with him. adviser tried to down play tillerson's russian connection. >> it's not like he's with him at the local bar. >> reporter: not vodka shots, but thissed video shows a campaign test, putin awarding him. over the weekend, marco rubio tweeted being a friend of vladimir is not an attribute i
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information on hackings and listen to what clinton's campaign chairman said, electors have a solemn responsibility under the constitution, and we support their efforts to have their questions addressed. this is a very aggressive stance by the clinton campaign, furthest so far to challenge the legitimacy of donald trump's presidency, but they know there's no mechanism in place to brief those electors right now. tom llamas, abc news, washington. >> the recount taking place in officially over, and donald trump certified, again, as the winner. trump defeated hillary clinton by more than 22,000 votes. the recount changed the final wisconsin results by fewer than 1800 votes. jill stein says the recount was not about changing the outcome of the election, but meant to validate the vote and restore confidence in the system. donald trump tweeted saying the final wisconsin vote is in and
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votes. the dems and green party can now rest, #scam. controlling most of the city, a victory there gives assad's regime control of syria's five major cities, but believed civilians are still trapped in the few remaining rebel controlled neighborhoods. the united nations is worried about reports of atrocities against the civilians. the red cross says time is running out. >> to get a cease fire and peaceful end to the siege failed this weekend. that would have allowed rebels and families and other civilians safe passage out of the city, but the russians rejectsed it. the state department spokesman john kirby said the u.s. was frustrated, but not surprised. russian air strikes killed 1500 civilians in iraq, far greater than the death toll of 173 that u.s. officials
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they blame the discrepancy on the way that civilians deaths ae investigating and called for transparency in the process. president obama will not declassify a so-called torture report before leaving officer. the 7,000 page report details the tactics used by the cia on detainees after 9/11. some u.s. senators had pressed the president to release the report. it'll be preserved in his presidential records and won't be eligible for before 2028. in new york, a flight diverted to jfk airport because of a bomb threat flight 44 made a landing after a phoned in threat. the plane was taken to a remote area of the airport and searched, but investigators did not find anything suspicious. the man charged with killing nine people in a south carolina church apparently had other targets in mind as well. law enforcement agents told the
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deadly shooting to pursue other targets. the jury watchs his recorded confession discussing why he ultimately chose to target african-americans at church. s >> i thought of a black festival, but you got security and stuff and wait for the day, and you can't do it whenever you're ready. >> investigators testifying today, and prosecutors say polly she shep the witness. the winter weather far from over, people in the midwest to new england clean up from the massive snowfall over the last few days. detroit with 10.6 inches of snow, 5 more inches than the record. more snow is possible today, but the upper half of the country is preparing for extremely cold temperatures later in this week. some wareas see temperatures 20-30 degrees below average. even washington, d.c. may not see mercury rise above freezing.
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heavy rain and snow in the mountains. the cold weather, unless you're in iowa. a new bangrate.com survey says hawkeye state is no. 1 to driver due to short commute times, insurance premiums, and inexpensive auto repairs. ohio, maine, wisconsin, and vermont round out the top five. worst states for drivers? yo are you surprised. >> >> california drivers are the best. >> california worst state for drivers, not the quality of the drivers, but experience of being a driver that got traffic jams, costly auto repairs, and high rate of car theft. apparently, not fun to be a driver in california. >> i -- i'm a licensed california driver. we are pretty good drivers. of course now i just take the subway. okay. lucky guessers in the houston
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now that they've collected on a mattress store promotion. >> guess which party wins the white house and get your money back. all of these people guessed that trump would win. some donald trump impierce naters provided entertainment, maybe to make the store feel better? >> besides the correct guess, they had to spend more than $2,000. the store's owner said he refunded more than $10 mill giving people a 50/50 shot at a full refund on a mattress that's expensive, i might add. you have to spend $2,000 to be eligible, refunding at least $2,000 ahead. >> he's actually saving money. >> how? >> apparently. more people picked clinton to win so he would have refunded a lot more if she had won. >> what if he just hadn't thought up this game at all. >> just imagine all the people
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imagine in jill snuck in the cr victory. the get away following a gold heist. >> the suspected thief setting the vehicle on fire before getting away with more than a million dollars in gold. later, trevor noah, host of the daily show" was not afraid to mix it up on air. he explained why there should be a racism scale. check o scenes pictures on instagram, abcwnn: you're watching "world news now. " " you're watching "world news now." you're watching "worl news now." . you're watching "wo news now." you're watching "wor now." you're watching "world new
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a man hunt underway after this gold heist in france. authorities are searching for up to four arm suspects wanted for ambushing an armored truck on a highway between paris and leon stealing more than $1.5 million in gold. at least one of the cars and other vehicles set on fire while making their courtroom drama playing out in palm beach county, florida, involving a woman ordering a hitman to kill her husband. >> they are making her believe her husband was dead just to record her reaction. here's the disturbing details. >> reporter: in the dramatic murder for hire trial, the state finally showing this video of a sting operation, a murder scene
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who they alleged hired a hitman to kill her husband. >> is your husband, michael? sorry, ma'am, he's been killed. >> reporter: the defendant's lawyers alleging the police were so eager to film the scene for the reality tv show "cops," that it tainted the investigation. >> this is a fake crime scene, correct? right? >> yes. >> it's all pretend, right? >> yes. r undercover police officer from the same florida police department posing as a killer for hire. she allegedly offered $7,000 for the hit. in 2011, she was convicted of solicitation for murder and overturned on appeal. the police department stands behind the integrity of the
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angeles. >> thanks to matt there. the early morning blast that shattered a neighborhood in new york state. the gas explosion that destroyed this home hours before the utility crew was due to show up and what neighbors did wrong that could have prevented this. first, trevor noah is doing it right. the show host takes on president-elect donald trump as he welcomes president obama to the final daily show now."
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last night was president obama's swan song on "the daily show," but it was a first for
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one-on-one with the country's commander in chief. >> it comes as the show's young host is enjoying a post election rating surge. we're up all nightline with deborah roberts. >> thanks for being on the show. >> reporter: barack obama made his final appearance on the daily show discussing the president-elect donald trump trump. >> he refusing intelligence briefings, and so he's come out and said i don't need them because i'm a smart man. >> i think the may say one thing and do another once he's here because the truth of the matter is that it's a big complicated world. it doesn't matter how smart you are, you have to have the best information possible to make the decisions possible. >> reporter: it's the biggest get yet for trevor noah, the 32-year-old host of "the daily show," just over a year after
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tackling the topic of race, taking aim at president-elect trump. do you think donald trump is racist? >> i do. i do. >> reporter: you do? >> i'll tell you why. it's tough to say that somebody is not racist when they are doing all the racist things. you know sometimes i feel like we need to invent a racist richter scale. racist in america is a loaded word. they are afraid of being called racist instead of being about racism growing up in a racial south africa, navigating worlds between black and white and learned communicating with those of the opposite view is crucial to success. >> i don't exist in a world where i only listen to the people i agree with because then how will i ever know how to dismantle or think about your arguments in a different way. >> reporter: which is precisely why noah invited tommy lauren on
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went viral. >> do you believe your criticizing and not malintentioned saying black lives matter is the kkk. you calling them the kkk, the kkk is still around. >> reporter: the journey leading him here to one of the most public jobs in comedy. you came from difficult times. do you sit here sometimes and go, wow. >> every day. sometimes you get caught up in hashtag first world problems. convince you of problems that are not real. >> reporter: earlier at the white house, president obama echoing the need for americans to come together. >> i think it's important to give the incoming administration the space and to give the public clarity about what it is they are trying to do. >> reporter: improbable moment for the biracial boy born all those years ago, seated across from the u.s. president, a biracial man himself.
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>> amazing to see trevor doing so well, especially given how tough his childhood was. >> listen to the awe owe tape,
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who is excited about an expecting couple? well, the texas zoo. they are psyched about their expecting couple, and we're talking about course. this is in waco, texas, and they are expecting a baby, and they actually are parents to be in a registered on target. here's the ultrasound. baby. the zoo's throwing a baby shower for them. they are registered at target. 178 items on the register. a lot of the items have already been taken, we should point out. >> i wonder if they went around target with the registry gun and
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way, go towards some of the other zoo animals, but they include a sponge bob bath, baby einstein discover, play piano. all things they'd love. >> or adults. congratulations to the happy couple. ed add wine to the party, perhaps, for the zoo keepers attending. with that, we have an idea for you. clara from england, bought a house with her boyfriend and they adjusted the fridge. check it out. the water cooler, put the glass up to the door and chilled water comes out, they figured out if they fill the tank that normally takes in water with wine, yes, ladies and gentlemen, chilled wine on tap all the time. >> genius. how come nobody thought of that beforehand? >> i don't know. here's the challenge -- >> okay. >> you have to drink fast
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it only lasts so long. >> oh. >> i think you're okay with that? >> i'm okay with flat wine, boxed wine. i have not thought about putting alcohol in the ice container in those refrigerators. so that you can get it already in your ice. >> oh, but then it won't freeze, will it? >> yeah. i think? which is why i've never done it. >> we have to test it out and get back to you. >> des moines we go, warm thoughts. there's skin boarding, it's been around for a while. you go out and you're skimming the surface of the water in order to meet a wave. a guy in hawaii used a drone to go skin boarding. the drone is up there, you see it, and it's pulling him along as he does it. he looks like he's more than skin boarding. he's out there. >> he's out there. cool thing about it is these are some of the biggest waves in all
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this morning, blast of winter for americans brings a front of frigid air turning all the snow into ice. accuweather with the forecast. a flight averted after a threat was phoned in. we have details on the ininterest in new york. new this half hour, bizarre video of birds being stolen. >> the alleged thief chose to go with a trash bag and bucket on his head for the disguise. see why he had a rough time. and the excitement is heating up around this year's golden globe nominations. check out the funniest and cutest celebrity reactions coming up in the skinny.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> looks like the safety dance. >> yeah. >> it did. >> from way back when. a lot of people are, like, what, safety dance? what was that? >> what was safety dance? was it -- whip it good, into shape. whip it, whip it good, into shape. we're already all the rails. >> it is tuesday morning. should we go off the rails. we start this half hour for frigid air. >> it follows a foot of snow in some parts of the great lakes region and half a foot in northern new york and new england. >> detroit doubled the daily snowfall record and the people actor magazine calls the sexiest man alive, he found the motor city too cold. look at that. he looks sexy there. more now from abc's alex perez.
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commutes from the great lakes to the northeast. in maine, slick roads turn deadly. two dead in separate accidents including a father riding in a jeep with his wife as well as three children when their car collided with a dump truck. >> slow down. once you brake, traction is not bringing you back. a snowy emergency in minneapolis sunday, 900 wrecks in one 24-hour period in minnesota this weekends. this sheriff's dash cam capturing the danger on i-35, pickup truck spinning out of control nearly striking a state trooper. many recover from the blast of snow, parts of new york, slammed with more than 36 inches. storms snarled air travel, too. more than 2,000 fights cancelled this weekend, most in chicago. cars parked at o'hare covered in snow. in chicago, it's beginning. temperatures expected to plunge and feels well below 0 this week
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dangerous. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> the snowfall is done in the midwest and mideast, but cold weather is moving in. here's the details from paul williams, paul, good morning. >> good morning. as of tuesday's cold dipping down to 20 below is not bad enough, there's colder air than this on the way. this week, the arctic blast, tuesday overtakes the great lakes region, then by wednesday overtakes the ohio valley region, and thursday, overtaking the east coast. how cold? try this for size. fargo, 30 below. including wisconsin, minneapolis 20 below, and 10 below near chicago. kendis, diane. >> thanks to paul. a scare overnight for transatlantic passenger. the world's biggest passenger
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after a phoned in bomb threat. the flight took off from houston en route to germany when the pilot made the decision to land in new york city. the plane was searched, no bomb found, but passengers are spending the night in hotels. time is running out for the tens of thousands of civilians trapped in eastern aleppo. syria government forces control nearly all the city now with rebels forced into a few neighborhoods. russia, which backed syria, refused a u.s. plea for cease fire to allow the rebels and civilians to leave the city and there's new details about the man suspected of blowing himself up inside a cairo chapel in sunday mass. the man in surveillance video was arrested and beaten by the police two years ago after taking part in an islamist demonstration, according to the man's attorney. no group claimed responsibility for the bombing. president-elect donald trump will make it official, his top cabinet pick this morning by naming his nominee to be
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rex tillerson. he already has extensive ties overseas, particularly with russian president vladimir putin. he awarded russia's top honor by foreigners three years ago, and ties with russia questioned by senators who have to approve the nomination. in the meanwhile, donald trump is locked in a testy fight with the nation's intelligence community. disagreements on russian's interference on the presidential election. here's more now from brian ross. >> reporter: the central white house fixture for decades, but donald trump now says he will not need the daily presidential briefing once in office. as president-elect, he's only received four of them. >> i don't have to be told the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> reporter: it is one more slap in the face for the 21,000 people who work for the cia. >> i think it would be devastating to hear that the
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the intelligence that will come out of the agency. >> reporter: it follows trump's efforts to publicly discredit the cia over what it's saying about russia. >> they are fighting among themselves. >> reporter: the senior intelligence official tells abc news, he's dispirching and insulting every analyst currently in the intelligence community working hard protect the united states. forced to choose today between the cia and trump and russia. >> the russians are not our friends. the cia. >> i have the highest confidence in the intelligence community and central intelligence agencies. >> former officials say if the mist trust gets any worse, they could have a hard time trusting trump and the national security team when it comes to russia. >> they could be afraid anything they tell the white house will get back to russia. >> reporter: as far as from the only controversy facing donald trump, he had been expected to announce this thursday how he would resolve potential
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running his country and vast international business empire. now team officials say the announcement is put off until next month because trump is too busy picking his cab innocent. brian ross, abc news, new york. a soccer player who survived that deadly plane crash in colombia is conscious after waking from a coma over the weekend. he has no memory of the crash. the team in the midst of a cinderella season was heading to a championship. he apparently asked about the outcome of the game and why he was unable to play. doctors are withholding information about the crash for now until he is stable. 71 people died in that plane crash including 19 of his teammates. only six people survived. qwest diagnostics suffered a security breach. the company says names, dates of birth, lab results, and in some instances, telephone numbered hacked.
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meantime. check this out. surveillance video of a fowl thief wearing a plastic bag and armed with a bucket. this, of course, is at a store in miami, florida. you can see the suspect getting stuck inside the locked area where the birds are kept. he fell from a ladder he used to get over the barbed wire fence, fled with dozens of birds. some, which are personal pets of the store owner. this is the second time in recent months th been robbed. earlier, we said that it looked like divo from the '80s. >> the whip it video. >> looked like a flock of sea gull, boom. >> wow. >> i know. i went a long way for that. >> yeah, you tried really hard
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you want to explain it further? you good? >> '80s group. >> okay. so we don't do a lot of stories about kendis's favorite soccer player here, but when portugal is named best in the word, we might as well, for kendis. >> he's french. >> forty thyme he's won i award. 2016 was the year for the 31-year-old, winning the top club competition, as a member of rio, madrid, and over the summer, he helped portugal win the european football ronoaldo called it the best year he's had. >> would it kill him to eat a salad. he needs to work on his abs. >> needs a new more situps. that's the problem? >> for the finals. >> exactly. >> number one. >> i know, i know. >> they won, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> speaking of the greatest of all time, the american football
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the patriots were up by 20 against the ravens when baltimore recovered a botched punt returned, scoring a short touchdown, making it 23-10. ensuing kickoff, fumble, ravens convert that into another touchdown. then with baltimore within three points, tom brady hits it for a 79 yard touchdown pass to seal new england's win. patriots hang on. thomas fired up. they are all fired up. 30-23. >> >> major league baseball is reportedly cracking down on hazing. the teams and union set to ratify an agreement today and ap reports the new policy is part of it. >> okay. prohibits forcing rookies to dress up as women or in other costumes that may be offensive to them. in the past, we've seen rookies dressed as disney princesses, cheerleaders, bridesmaids and so on.
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anything else for that matter. that's too bad. >> yeah. you're going to miss the photos? >> yeah. they were fun. went with the '80s theme at the top of the show, flock of sea gulls because he stole a bunch of birds. >> right. so coming up, we have more news for you. the growing danger across america as temperatures go down. there's also a gas explosion that levelled this house. we'll tell you what neighbors did wrong when they first smelled that gas leak. >> it's what many fans call a match made in superstar heaven. what mariah carey and lione richie are set to do in the year ahead. that's coming up in "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by pajamagram.com.
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back with thecarrrise acros temperatures below freezing. a house in new york blown to pieces after a gas explosion, but it's what neighbors failed to do that may have contributed to the bla >> reporter: a house in ruins, a possible leak in a propane tank, the likely cause of the explosion. the walls -- >> buckling and stuff falling off the shelf. >> reporter: neighbors smells gas over the weekend, placing the call to the utility company instead of 911, house destroyed hours before the crew was due to show up. >> collapse. >> reporter: luckily, no one was home.
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blessed i wasn't home, you know, it's a material loss. i can handle that. >> reporter: as the temperature drops and more heat gets used, these accidents go up. this explosion captured on tape earlier this year in paterson, new jersey. just over a year ago, another house blew up by exploding gas. here in middletown, new york another reminding that any time anyone smells something that just isn't right to make the first call to 911 and not the utility company. abc news, middletown, new york. the surprising celebrity reactions to the golden globe nominations. >> and what president obama told trevor noah last night on the daily show. the skinny is next. "world news now" continues
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skinny time, celebrity excitement over golden globe nominations. >> snubs and surprises among the surprises, all of that foreign press loves for dead pool notching a spot in the best picture comedy musical category. >> star ryan reynolds shared this reaction on instagram admitting the dead pool team is engaged in a tickle fight in celebration. >> stranger cast reacted to the
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drama. >> stranger things. >> yes! yes! >> we got nominated, yeah! >> they got nominated! >> they are pumped. >> that's great. natural reaction to it. >> lily collins, by the way, apparently holding her breath after being nominated for her first golden globe, best actress for rules don't apply. >> to her, what's rules don't the golden globe awards are handed out on january 8th. >> congratulations to all the nominees. >> exactly. a fun show. president obama made a final appearance as president on "the daily show." >> it was a first for the show's young host, trevor noah, peppering the president with plenty of in-depth questions on the election and how he managed to walk the nation's racial divide. >> those were not subject to racism can sometimes have blind spots or lack of appreciation of
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doesn't mean that they're not open to learning, and, you know, caring about a quality injustice, and that i can win them over because there's goodness in the majority of people. >> man, it was a deep conversation. president obama also addressed president-elect trump's remarks intelligence briefings saying that you can't be flying blind as president. >> next to some big news for an '80s icon and a '90s sensation. mariah carey and lionel richie will be touring for dates next year. >> they are reportedly joining forces for the all the hits tour kicking off in baltimore on
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biggist hits that remain pop lieu already today. >> they do. it wraps up in florida may 27th. tickets on sale saturday. get ready. finally, what could possibly be more timeless than elvis presley? >> better yet, how about dwyane "the rock" johnson channelling the king for the annual rock the troops festival. the 44-year-old actor and pro-wrestler shook his booty for female soldiers in hawaii who seemed to very much appreciate that. ? let's rock ? ? everybody let's rock ? ? everybody put your hands into the air ? >> as if we needed another reason to love the rock, we don't, by the way, but in case we did, there you have it. >> it airs tonight on spike tv, and good to see he got out of the snowstorm. >> and into that suit. >> yes. >> a tough one to get into. >> talk about burning love.
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12-hour cough medicine. delsym. the cough controller. at a time when it's increasingly difficult to find anything made in america, there is one factory just outside of new york city that is still humming after 127 years. >> they've got a future. they make something that many americans use every day, actually from the earliest age, and david muir checked it out. >> reporter: the great made in america christmas is back asking what's your one thing and take you inside this factory in jersey city, new jersey. >> oh, christmas lights. >> reporter: making pencils since 1889. >> merry christmas. >> i love the christmas tree. >> reporter: in the family from six generations, katie is the president. the wood for the pencils, cedar
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the charcoal itself? made here in the factory? >> yes. right here. >> reporter: a secret recipe? >> family formula. >> reporter: all shades and colors. this is history. doing it this way for more than a hundred years? >> yes. >> reporter: separating the woodblocks from this, the pencils on the right. across the board, we meet maryann davis, stamping on the company logo and made in the usa. 54 years, a baby when you started. make you proud? >> yes, this is history behind the company. >> reporter: katie says the secret to the success are the products here, so when calls come in, they get their pencils there fast. they get orders right now from stores across america because of the holidays? >> retail stores in america needs them right away, we turn on a dime. >> reporter: you got a lot of calls? >> for a store they ordered in from china.
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next time. >> reporter: exactly. katie wanted me to try them. i'm from upstate new york, many barns like this where i come from. we can bring this to life in, what, a couple minutes? >> couple minutes. >> reporter: the barn, the trees, the sky. the grass. now covered in snow, and then she tells me, just add water. and we add something else. three words this christmas. you can grade me later. not on camera. >> merry christmas! >> woah. >> did david draw that? >> he's not only handsome, buffed, speaks spanish, and he's an artist? >> he's a renaissance man. >> really is. wow. i learned something. yes, about the pencils as well. i had no idea how talented he was. >> don't miss updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here's the top headlines on "world news now." president-elect is expected to name rex tillerson of state, the ceo of ex exxon mobil. we'll have full di tails coming up. a flight headed from houston to frankfurt made an unscheduled stop at jfk last night after a bomb threat was phoned in. the plane was searched and no bomb was fund. the syria government nearly controls all of the city of aleppo forcing rebels into just a few neighborhoods. the international red cross warns tens of thousands of civilians have nowhere safe to go. wisconsin's presidential election recount is over. certifying donald trump's victory over hillary clinton by more than 22,000 votes.
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tweet calling the recount a scam. those are some of the top stories on tuesday, december 13th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all. big announcement this morning. >> yes. >> from donald trump. for weeks since the election, met with potential nominees to be secretary of state. >> one of them was former rival mitt romney, and trump called romney last night to say he was not getting the job. he considered it an honor to be considered. >> it's expected to be rex tillrson. he described the relationship with vladimir putin as, quote, very close. >> the choice comes with trump locked in a fight with american intelligence agencies. karen travers reports. >> reporter: donald trump says he doesn't believe it.
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defeat in the history of politics in this country. >> reporter: 17 u.s. intelligence agencies say russian government hackers compromised the computers at the dnc. the white house added the voice saying the russians tried to elect trump. >> you didn't need a security clearance to figure out who benefitted from ma russian cyber activity. >> reporter: white house press secretary josh earnest went further suggesting trump shares guilt. >> he called russia to hack hillary clinton. he had a good sense on whose side activity came down on. >> reporter: that was a record in the statement about hillary clinton's notorious e-mails. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing. >> reporter: trump is having none of it. >> i think it's relick douse.
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gets him off to the rocky start with the intelligence agencies he'll soon command. a senior intelligence official tells abc news, he's disparaging and insulting every analyst in the intelligence community working hard to protect the united states; and republican leaders in congress say they'll investigate the alleged kremlin connection. abc news, washington. and president-elect trump is trying to move beyond the dealings while in officer. trump was supposed to address that issue many a news conference thursday. that has been postponed, but in a series of tweets last night, trump said he will be leaving his businesses before inauguration day to focus full-time on the presidency. he also says his adult sons and executives manage the businesses and that no new deals will be done in the term or terms in office. trump also tweeted a promise to hold a news conference in the near future. in georgia, a suspect in
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shooting of two police officers late monday night. authorities say the suspect shot the officers as they tried to arrest him for driving stolen vehicle. both are expected to survive, but you may recall earlier on monday morning, two other officers were shot and the suspect killed in a drug raid. last week, two officers were killed while responding to a domestic call at georgia's southwestern state university. in el paso, texas now, a terrifying scene of an officer struck by a car. police say officer andy rodriguez co sobriety test when an alleged drunk driver pushed him. he push the the man undergoing the test just before he was hit. he was released from the hospital monday. the prosecution could wrap tomorrow in the trial of dylan roof admitting to killing nine people in a black church in south carolina. the prosecution's final witness will be a woman who survived that shooting. yesterday, jurors learned a chilling revelation that roof
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well. we're in charleston with more. >> reporter: strange moments in the courthouse, roof and the lawyers laughed together in breaks with the grieving families of his alleged victims sitting nearby. there was nothing funny here at all. prosecutors shared words from the racist manifesto and showed items pulled from the car after the murders at this historic black church in 2015. the confederate flag, a block under a pillow, and a burned american flag in the trunk. there was a list of these other black churches. in his fbi confession, roof said >> i thought about going to, like, a black festival or something like that, but there's security, and you can't do it whenever you're ready. >> reporter: he explained he's a white nationalist and couldn't care less about black lives. >> do you have any remorse? >> i think it's too soon.
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shouldn't have been able to buy the gun. she was shown coming and going from a gun store in april two months before the killings. a background check should have denied him a the firearm because of a previous arrest for drug possession. this was a system failure. in court, the gun store owner testified he didn't hear back from the government until june 29th, nearly two weeks after the killings. abc news, charleston. >> steve, thank you. in new orleans, family and friends bid emotional farewell to the former nfl player fatally shot in a road rage incident. hundreds attended the service for joe mcknight where he was described as caring and thoughtful. five of his former teammates were pallbearers for the service.
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could see record low temperatures this week. millions of us won't see the mercury rise above freezing for several days. meantime, northerners clean up at of massive snow fall of the past few days. two people died in maine caused by the bad weather. police warn drivers to, of course, slow down when roads a icy. in pacific northwest, crews clean up as the pineapple express pulls in. that's a storm system that's bringing a lot of moisture in from hawaii, meaning more heavy rain for the region and possibly flooding, not to mention more downed trees. as we mentioned a moment ago, the midwest as well as the northeast are in for some brutally cold weather this week. >> that's right. let's get the details from accu weather's paul williams. good morning. >> good morning to you as well. tuesday's cold not bad enough, feeling like 20 below in portions of the dakotas into minneapolis and into the single digits in the good chunk of the midwest. this blast of cold air overtakes that part of the country tuesday, slides and overtaking the great lakes and the ohio valley region for wednesday. then thursday, it's sliding over
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covers everybody. dramatically changes everything. imagine if feels like 30 below 0 in fargo, that's what they wake up to wednesday morning, and it'll continue to feed that cold further to the south. on the other side of the country, we'll have a great deal of moisture provided much needed snow and rain, kendis, diane. >> paul, thank you. faster internet service is coming to cuba by way of google. they are installing servers to improve connectivity speed to and youtube. the tiny country has one of the lowest online connectivity rates in the world. less than 6% of cuban homes have internet or intranet access last year, according to the u.n. a study finds the same drugs that fight cholesterol may fend off alzheimer's disease, but the
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statin is a factor as well as race or ethnicity of the patient. black men appear to gain no benefit from taking statin. the risk was greater for women than men. a retirement community in plano, texas had no trouble remembering the less fortunate this season. the knits group arranged apparel they made, colorful hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves donated to eight organizations. >> the local police officers called themselves the christmas cops amazed at what they produced. 3200 pieces. 3200 pieces, and the knitters are working on next year's donations. >> the cops said they showed up expecting to get a bag or two, instead, carts of clothing. >> they have been very, very busy. it's going to be cold here. we could have gloves. >> just eight to ten women in the group, by the way, quite the accomplishment.
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>> coming up, when you think of holiday goodies, what two things immediately spring to mind? >> cheesecake. candy canes. >> fruit cake, good, close. and rugala. >> huh. >> i'm sure you were going to get there. >> arugala. >> no. this morning, we're showing you how to have the best of both worlds kitchen. >> first, the race to rescue a humped back whale tangled in fishing gear. see how it ends next on "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. if you're approaching 65, now's the time to get your ducks in a row. to learn about medicare, and the options you have. you see, medicare doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medical expenses.
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the the two giant pandas born at the atlanta zoo now have names. the twin cubs are yaloon and
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they marked 100th day in life. the cubs are expected to make a public debut soon. excited about that. >> a still unnamed young humped back whale got a new chance of life off the coast of boston. rescuers disentangled the 30 footer here. he was likely weighed down for a week by rope which led to some fishing gear on the bottom of the sea floor. the prognosis for the whale is better now but takes some time to heal. >> a week, a long time. a friend in need, is a friend indeed, but now having the friend may save your life. >> new medical research shows people who stayed socially connected end up living very longer, healthier lives, particularly women battling breast cancer. abc explains. >> reporter: breast cancer affects one in eight american women at some point in their
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every year. but we've come a long way in diagnosing it sooner and treating it more effectively, and new research suggesting that staying socially active may be one simple way to improve a woman's odds when faced with this disease. an international team of researchers studied the social habits of more than 9,000 women with breast cancer in the u.s. and china finding that women who were socially isolated had a 43% higher risk of karns recurrence and 64% risk of early death from breast cancer o period. on the other hand, women with longerer social circles had a better chance of surviving not having cancer return. it doesn't prove strengthening social connection tilts the odds against cancer, but it is good news for loved ones who need leaned on in times of sickness, and it's a reminder establishing social connections through
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has more benefits than we know. >> interesting. we have to be more social and have more wine. >> kendis, i'm keeping you alive. >> yeah, no, that's creepy. if that's the key, gio will live to 190. >> taking notes. >> speaking of notes, taking notes now on a pastry mashup. >> we are headed inside our insomniac kitchen for fruitcake. >> you're watching "world news now. ".
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? ? so this morning singing "happy we're adding a jewish twist to a christmas holiday tweet. >> everybody wins. >> everybody wins. making fruitcake intimidating for the most seasoned of bakers, but this morning, we're checking out a quick and easy mashup. >> i think i got you saying it wrong. >> yeah, you did. we're going into insomniac kitchen. >> we're getting into the spirit of christmas and hanukkah with joy the baker showing us how to make fruitcake rugula cookies. start with making the batter. it's cream cheese. i like to give it a quick mix with a mixer. this is the crisco adding tenderness. you want to add the sugar. add the vanilla and pinch of
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into this, we will add our flour. that's two and a half cups of floor. slowly fold it together. as it comes together, it's thick, but that's where you want it. it has a big job of holding all of these dried fruit and nuts. you want to roll it into a disk. you can't go wrong. >> a disk? >> a disk, and then we'll wrap this in plastic wrap and let it rest in the refrigerator. while the dough's chilling, we make all the filling. i got dates in here. i'm doing cranberries. golden raisins. a trinity of color.
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>> all right. >> i'm mixing brown sugar, spice, regular sugar. adding our finely chopped walnuts to our fruit filling. i'm just going to toss it with my hands. i'm going to set this aside and grab our chilled dough to roll out and start to fill it. this is the fun part. we're going to roll it out and start to fill it. flour this area really well. you don't want the dough to stick. we want it about a quarter inch thick and about 9 inches around. what we're going to do is lightly spread some res berry jam over the top of this. do you want to sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on it? i will follow you with the dried fruit and nut mixture. slice some wedges. i'm going to start at my wide
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let's do our baking sheets, just place them on the baking sheet. i'm going to grab a little brush to brush with egg wash. that'll help them get even more golden brown. i'll sprinkle with more sugar. cookies bake for 15 minutes or so, we cooled them, and so let's try them. >> really good. >>al >> i love the textures. >> crunchy on the outside, tender on the inside, fruit. >> how do we get you in our homes? i need you to bake for me. >> invite me over. just have wine and i'll come over. >> thank you so much, joy the baker, and happy holidays. >> happy holidays. >> all right.
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? ? >> topping the charts there. haley nominated for a golden her. >> with a no. 4 song there. three days away from the box open rogue 1. >> shaping up to be the biggest opening ever. here's nick watt. >> reporter: whopping 120-150 million is the estimated hull just for the open weekend. excitement is high. here's my kid on the red carpet. last year's the force awakens
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bring in $2.1 billion world wide. this is a holiday tradition. >> second year in a row, i know. we're going to have to keep it up. >> reporter: rogue 1 expected to be the biggest december premier, lower than the fourth, partly because of a different cast of characters. no hans or sky walker. >> i'm a captain, an a spy for the rebel yen. >> reporter: our parent company, disney, is embargoing reviews. >> there's a lot of surprises in the film. >> reporter: but a standing ovation at the premier and lots of lovely nonspoiler twitter reviews. mind blowing, unbelievably wonderful, last time i loved a movie as much was 1977.
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know what's going to happen, and that's cool. >> reporter: one rumor to address is rogue 1's episode 7. after tonight, you can then talk about the fact that your character is ray's mother? >> that is not true. she is not ray's mom. she is not. >> reporter: yes, vader appears. that'll angeles. >> i think we've been trying to keep the opening for it a little too quiet. >> yeah, definitely. i don't know who had more fun, nick or his son. they are both excited. >> they looked pump. can't say anything about it. that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now, " narrowing down choices for secretary of state. >> one of the front runners in the top spot in the trump cabinet, mitt romney southbound is out of the running. a formal announcement later this morning as we learn more about the man he intends to nominate and his ties to russia. >> as government forces advance on rebels in aleppo. it's a decisive turn in the war that's been raging for years now with tens of thousands of lives still caught in the crossfire. president obama makes his final appearance on "the daily show" as america's commander in chief. a first for host trevor noah, what the president said about the man who is weeks away from taking over the oval office. and check out the ultrasound for one couple ready to share
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they got a registry at target. >> celebrity couple? >> they are orangatangs. that's right. orangutan baby shower invitations coming your way in "the mix" on this tuesday, december 13th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> what do you get them? >> have you been to a baby shower? >> no. >> the mother generally opens gifts in front of everybody. it's not generally all that entertainingwe love to go to that shower and watch them go to town. >> just hanging from the raft ers, swinging all over the place. that would be fun. >> more details on the baby showers coming up, but this morning, we're going to begin with the latest with trump set to name the secretary of state nominee later this morning. >> we know trump has not chosen former rival, mitt romney, to be the neigh's top diplomat. trump called romney late last night to inform him he wasn't
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romney posted on facebook, it was an honor to be considered for secretary of state for our great country. my conversations with trump have been both enjoyen and enlightening. i have very high hopes that the new administration will lead the nation to peace. >> i will be making the announcement tornado warning morning. ceo rex tillerson. this comes as trump is engaged in a war of words with the nation's intelligence community over russian election hacking. tom llamas has more. >> reporter: leaders in congress break with zrump announcing they'll investigate whether russia used hackers to try to influence the election. something trump doesn't believe happened, even though the director of national
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>> they have no idea if it's russia or china or somebody. it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: trump tweeting, unless you catch hackers in the act, it is very hard to determine who is doing the hacking. why wasn't this brought up before the election? but it was. in october, 17 american government intelligence agencies including the cia released this rare statement saying the u.s. intelligence community is confident that the russian government directed the recent compromises of e-mails. >> when we say we're confident, i think it speaks for itself. >> reporter: trump still refusing to believe it. >> it could be russia. i don't really think it is, but who knows. >> reporter: the president-elect also disputing reports that the cia believes russia's goal was to hurt hillary clinton and help trump get elected. >> i think it's ridiculous. i think it's just another excuse. i don't believe it. >> reporter: a much different take from the white house on mr. trump. >> he called on russia to hack secretary clinton, so he
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whose side this activity was coming down on. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing. >> reporter: the new focus on russia comes with trump poised to name exxon's ceo, rex tillerson, secretary of state whose ties to russian president vladimir putin go back decades. >> i've known him since 1999, and i have a very close relationship with him. >> reporter: on gma, trump's senior adviser, kellyanne conway, tried to downplay tillerson's russian connection. >> it's not like he's with him at the local bar. >> reporter: not vodka shots, but this video shows a champagne toast, putin awarding him. over the weekend, marco rubio tweeted being a friend of vladimir is not an attribute i am hoping for from a secretary of state. a small group is asking for more information on hackings and
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campaign chairman said, electors have a solemn responsibility under the constitution, and we support their efforts to have their questions addressed. this is a very aggressive stance by the clinton campaign, the farthest they've gone so far to challenge the legitimacy of donald trump's presidency. but they know there is no mechanism in place to brief those electors right now. tom llamas, abc news, washington. election. the recount taking place in wisconsin, well, it is now officially over and donald trump certified, again, as the winner. trump defeated hillary clinton by more than 22,000 votes. the recount changed the final wisconsin results by fewer than 1,800 votes. jill stein says the recount was not about changing the outcome of the election, but meant to validate the vote and restore confidence in the system. donald trump tweeted saying the final wisconsin vote is in and we picked up an additional 131 votes.
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rest, #scam. it appears the battle for alecho is all but over. the syrian government now has control of most of the city. a victory there gives assad's regime control of syria's five major cities, but believed civilian wit a trapped in the few remaining rebel-controlled neighborhoods. the united nations is worried about reports of atrocities against the civilians. the red cross says time is running out. meanwhile, the u.s. efforts to get a cease-fire and peaceful end to the siege failed this weekend. that would have allowed rebels and families and other civilians safe passage out of the city, but the russians rejected it. the state department spokesman john kirby said the u.s. was frustrated, but not surprised. russian air strikes killed 1500 civilians in iraq, far greater than the death toll of 173 that u.s. officials reported. a london based project called
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the way that civilian deaths are investigating and called for transparency in the process. president obama will not declassify a so-called torture report before leaving officer. the 7,000 page report details the tactics used by the cia on detainees after 9/11. some u.s. senators had pressed the president to release the report. it'll be preserved in his presidential records and won't be eligible for declassification before 2028. in new york, a flight diverted to jfk airport because of a bomb threat flight 44 made a landing after a phoned in threat.1 made a landing after a phoned in threat. the plane was taken to a remote area of the airport and searched, but investigators did not find anything suspicious. and the man charged with killing nine people at a south carolina church apparently had other targets in mind, as well.
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was just too worn out from the deadly shooting to pursue those other targets. the jury watched his recorded confession discussing why he ultimately chose to target african-americans at church. >> i thought of a black festival or something like that, but you got security and stuff and wait for the day and you can't do it whenever you're ready. >> investigators testifying today, and prosecutors say polly shepherd, a survivor, will be the witness. over, people in the midwest to new england are still cleaning up from the massive snowfall of the past few days. detroit had 10.6 inches of snow, 5 inches more than the record. a little more snow is possible today, but now the upper half of the country is preparing for extremely cold temperatures later in this week. some areas of the midwest will see temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average.
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the west coast is bracing for a series of storms, which means heavy rain and snow in the mountains. >> and it's not fun driving in that cold weather, unless, maybe, you're in iowa. a new bankrate.com survey says hawkeye state is no. 1 to driver due to short commute times, insurance premiums, and inexpensive auto repairs. ohio, maine, wisconsin, and vermont round out the top five. worst states for drivers? anyone? anyone? you lived in california. no, no. >> you lived in california. are you really surprised? >> california drivers are the best. >> california worst state for drivers, not the quality of the drivers, but experience of being a driver that got traffic jams, costly auto repairs, and high rate of car theft. so apparently not fun to be a driver in california. >> i -- i'm a licensed california driver. we are pretty good drivers. of course now i just take the subway. okay.
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houston area have plenty of reasons to be happy now that they've collected on mattress store's promotion. >> that promotion was guess which party whips the white house and get your money back. all of these people guessed that trump would win. some donald trump impersonators provided entertainment, maybe to make the store feel better about all the money they had to refund. >> besides the correct guess, they had to spend more than $2,000. the store's owner said he refunded more than $10 million. you're giving people a 50/50 shot to get a full refund on a mattress, which is expensive, i might add. you have to spend $2,000 to be eligible, so they're refunding at least $2,000 a head. >> he's actually saving money. >> how? >> apparently. more people picked clinton to win, so he would have had to refund a lot more if she had won. >> what if he just hadn't thought up this game at all.
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that picked jill stein. imagine in jill snuck in the victory. whew. coming up, the fiery getaway following a gold heist. >> the suspected thieves setting their vehicle on fire before getting away with more than $1 million in gold. and later, trevor noah, the host of "the daily show" was not afraid to mix it up with minds on air. he explained why there should be a racism check out our behind the scenes pictures on instagram, abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." abcwnn: you're watching "world news now. " " you're watching "world news now." you're watching "worl news now." . you're watching "wo news now." you're watching "wor now." you're watching "world new
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a manhunt underway after this gold heist in france. authorities are searching for up to four armed suspects wanted for ambushing an armored truck on a highway between paris and leon stealing more than $1.5 million in gold. they say at least one of their cars and other vehicles were set on getaway. turning now to a bizarre courtroom drama playing out in palm beach county, florida, involving a woman accused of ordering a hitm man to kill her husband. >> police are making her believe her husband is dead all just to record her reaction. abc's matt gutman has the details. >> reporter: in the dramatic murder for hire trial, the state finally showing this video of a
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staged by police toe catch dalia dipolito who they allege hired a mitt man to kill her husband. >> is your husband, michael? sorry, ma'am, he's been killed. >> reporter: the defendant's lawyers alleging the police were so eager to film the scene for the reality tv show "cops," that it tainted the investigation. >> this is a fake crime scene, right? right? >> yes. >> it's all pretend, right? >> yes. >> reporter: the jury had already seen this video, dipolito getting into a car with an undercover police officer from the same florida police department posing as a killer for hire. she allegedly offered him $7,000 for the hit. in 2011, dipolito was convicted of solicitation for murder and overturned on appeal. that police department telling us it stands behind the
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matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> our thanks to matt there. coming.up in our next half hour, the early morning blast that shattered a neighborhood in new york state. the gas explosion that destroyed this home hours before the utility crew was due to show up and what neighbors did wrong that could have prevented this. but first, trevor noah is doing it right. "the daily show" host is taking on president-elect donald trump as he welcomes president obama for "daily show" appearance. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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host trevor noah, going one-on-one with the country's commander in chief. >> it comes as the show's young host is enjoying a little bit of a post election rating surge. we're "up all nightline" with deborah roberts. >> thanks for being on the show. >> good to see you. >> reporter: barack obama made his final appearance on "the daily show" discussing the president-elect donald trump. very open coming out saying he's refusing intelligence briefings. so he's come out and said i don't need them because i'm a smart man. >> i think the president-elect may say one thing and do another once he's here because the truth of the matter is that it's a big complicated world. it doesn't matter how smart you are, you have to have the best information possible to make the decisions possible. >> reporter: it's the biggest get yet for trevor noah, the 32-year-old host of "the daily show," just over a year after taking the reigns from jon
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noah is making his mark, tackling the topic of race, taking aim at president-elect trump. do you think donald trump is racist? >> i do. i do. >> reporter: you do? >> i'll tell you why. it's tough to say that somebody is not racist when they are doing all the racist things. you know sometimes i feel like we need to invent a racist richter scale. racism in america is such a loaded word. it feels like people are more afraid of being called racist than actually being racist. suited to talk about racism, growing up biracial in apartheid south africa. he was forced to navigation the worlds between black and white. he says he learned communicating with those of the opposite view is crucial to success. >> i don't exist in a world where i only listen to the people i agree with because then how will i ever know how to dismantle or think about your arguments in a different way. >> reporter: which is precisely
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on the show for an interview that went viral. >> do you believe your criticizing and not malintentioned saying black lives matter is the new kkk. you realize black lives matter can't be the new kkk. the kkk is still around. >> reporter: the journey leading him here to one of the most coveted jobs in comedy. knows you're here, you come from difficult times. do you sit here sometimes and go, wow. >> every day. sometimes you get caught up in hashtag first world problems. you're in a world where people convince you of problems that are not real. >> reporter: earlier at the white house, president obama echoing the need for americans come together. >> i think it's important to give the incoming administration the space and to give the public clarity about what it is they are trying to do. >> reporter: an improbable
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born all those years ago, seated across from the u.s. president, a biracial man himself. for nightline, deborah roberts in new york. >> amazing to see trevor doing so well, especially given how tough his childhood was. >> listen to the audio tape,
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who is e who isn't excited about an expecting couple? well, the texas zoo. they are psyched about their expecting couple, and we're talking about orangutans, of course. so they have may and kajay in waco, texas. they are expecting a baby. and they actually are parents to be in a register on target. here's the ultrasound. baby. the zoo's throwing a baby shower for them. they are registered at target. 178 items on the register. a lot of those items have already been taken, we should point out. >> i wonder if they got to go around target with the registry
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that they want. >> many of the gifts, by the way, will go towards some of the other animals. but they include a sponge bob bath, baby einstein discover, play pea ano, all things they'd love. >> or adults. congratulations to the happy couple. add wine to the party, perhaps, for the zoo keepers attending. with that, we have an idea for you. clara pots, a fashion blogger from england, bought a house with her boyfriend and they decided to make a few adjustments to the fridge. check it out. the water cooler, put the glass up to the door and chilled water comes out, they figured out if they fill the tank that normally takes in water with wine, yes, ladies and gentlemen, chilled wine on tap all the time. >> genius. how come nobody thought of that beforehand? >> i don't know. but here's the challenge.
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it's open. the wine only lasts so long. >> oh. >> i think you're okay with that? >> i'm okay with flat wine, boxed wine. i have not thought about putting alcohol in the ice container in those refrigerators. so that you can get it already in your ice. >> oh, but then it won't freeze, will it? >> yeah. i think? which is why i've never done it. >> we have to test it out and get back to you. to hawaii we go with warm thoughts. there's this thing called skinboarding. it's actually been around for a while. you go out and you're skimming the surface of the water in order to meet a wave. a guy in hawaii has now used a drone to go skimboarding. the drone is up there, you see it, and it's pulling him along as he does it. he looks like he's more than skin boarding. he's out there. >> he's out there.
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morning america." have a great day. making news in america this tuesday morning, the president-elect's pick. donald trump announcing his secretary of state, his nominee with close ties to russian president vladimir putin. plus, what trump said overnight about his own businesses. a bitter blast of arctic air is hitting several states. it will be below zero and single digits in some of america's biggest cities. we're tracking where and when it will hit. caught on camera, a police officer performing a sobriety test hit by another suspected drunk driver. and a high-rise apartment building on fire. see the huge flames engulfing

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